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Peugeot 2008 Adds The Urban Cross

Peugeot 2008 Urban CrossNot so long ago DriveWrite tested the excellent Peugeot 2008 (here). Apparently, the long-established French company have sold over a quarter of a million 2008’s, produced since its launch mid-year in 2013. Sales in the UK alone currently exceed 30,000 units. Following on from the success of this model, a new special edition is announced for 2015 – the 2008 Urban Cross. Continue reading

Audi Q3 – The Big Small SUV

Audi Q3, DriveWrite AutomotiveSometimes, checking out the Audi portfolio can be a bit bewildering. They offer a huge range of cars, and, it’s fair to say, all of them are good and fulfil almost any personal motoring requirements known to mankind. There is, for example, a choice of three ‘Q’ cars to choose from, each one bigger than the next. Continue reading

Kia Soul Mixx – Bringing Back The Fun

Today’s featured car is the Kia Soul, seen here in the well specified ‘Mixx’ trim. The original car first saw the light of day seven years ago and, I’m pleased to say, this current model is a huge step up from its predecessor. Under the skin it is basically a C’eed hatchback but has been given a makeover to produce a fresh, modern vehicle that slots into the ‘crossover’ sector. Continue reading

The Efficient New Honda HR-V

The all-new Honda HR-V, say the company, will be one of the most efficient cars in its class and boast an unmatched combination of sought-after attributes when it arrives in showrooms across the UK this Summer. As you can see in the images we like the dynamic styling, which, Honda say, has class-leading interior space and versatility coupled with advanced infotainment and safety technologies. Continue reading

Driving The Volkswagen Tiguan

The last couple of years we’ve experienced, by and large, reasonably mild winters with the odd cold snap thrown in. For the most part in the UK four-wheel drive is handy but probably unnecessary unless you venture off-road or live in the deepest countryside. Two-wheel drive and maybe some winter tyres will normally suffice for the majority. Continue reading